Improving Teaching and Learning in the Arts

Improving Teaching and Learning in the Arts

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Covers the contribution of arts to children's learning from Art and Design, Design for Technology to Drama and Music. The book also looks at the state of the arts in primary schools, and includes an evaluation of the relationships between the arts and those moral, spiritual, cultural and social values which impinge on all aspects of the arts and arts education. Each subject within the arts curriculum is considered separately to illustrate the general and specific issues which influence the work of the class teacher. The book also takes on the current thorny issue of assessment, recording and reporting, offering strategies for ways of responding to children's work, and suggestions for accumulating evidence on which to base assessment.The role of narrative in education Narrative is the basis of many of the activities that teachers plan for their pupils to carry ... The Labyrinth and the Minotaur; Peer Gynt; Aladdin; Ali Baba; The Witch of Wookey Hole; Orpheus in the Underworld;anbsp;...

Title:Improving Teaching and Learning in the Arts
Author:Gloria Callaway, Mary Kear
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-08-08


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